Barak was visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, who noted how the Israeli defense chief announced his retirement from political life. Panetta praised Barak's "brilliant strategic mind" and "warrior heart."
UN upgrades Palestinian Authority's status
Palestinians now in same category as Vatican
Published On: Nov 29 2012 04:05:30 PM CST Updated On: Nov 29 2012 09:08:48 PM CST